Saturday, May 18, 2013
Conestoga High School alumna Amie Potsic is nearing a year as executive director of Main Line Art Center.
Last year, the Main Line Art Center in Haverford marked 75 years in existence. While celebrating its long past it also took a step into the future with the hiring of a new exective director. In the summer, professional photographer and arts administrator Amie Potsic succeeded executive director Judy Herman, who retired after nearly 25 years there. Potsic is a Berwyn native who graduated from Conestoga High School. So far, Potsic has curated two shows that she said were "contemporary, challening and brought in new artists," Atmospheric and Urban Pop (see photos) and is overseeing a renovation and addition to the art center's building. While still offering more traditional exhibits, Potsic said she was brought into the organization for her …
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
The orchestra will play a free concert, featuring works from 'Bach to Brubeck.'
Easttown Library will host the Main Line Symphony Orchestra on Saturday for awide-ranging evening of music, titled 'Music Through the Years: Bach to Brubeck.' The free event begins at 2 p.m., according to the Patch calendar listing: The attached Youtube video shows the orchestra performing the work of Mozart. If you're not familiar with Dave Brubeck's name, you'll likely recognize one of his most famous pieces, 'Take Five,' which is also attached to this article as a YouTube video. Check out the calendar listing for more details.
Sunday, May 12, 2013
Auditions for the Berwyn theater company's first production, Rabbit Hole, begin May 21.
Footlighters Theater announced the lineup for its 2013-2014 season in a post on its website Sunday: For more information, including audition dates, visit the theater's website.
Saturday, May 11, 2013
Four Conestoga High School students were recognized in the 2013 Greenfield Youth Film Festival.
Four Conestoga High School students were recognized in the 2013 Greenfield Youth Film Festival. The film festival announced Wednesday the following results: You can view the three short films in the media gallery above. Many of the films were earnest and somber, but not all of them, according to the festival's press release announcing the winners: The full slate of winning videos can be viewed on Youtube.
Sunday, May 5, 2013
St. Peter's Players will perform the Sondheim musical May 9 to 11.
Friday, May 3, 2013
Works in a variety of media including oils, watercolor, pastel, acrylic and collage, both framed and unframed, will be for sale, displayed gallery fashion for the duration of the show.
Sunday, April 28, 2013
Submissions for Malvern Retreat House ArtShow2014 are due May 4, and jurying will begin June 3.
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Choirs from Church of the Good Samaritan, in Paoli, and First Presbyterian Church, in West Chester, will perform a free concert Sunday night
Saturday, April 13, 2013
Dr. Emma Mellon, a psychologist who has taught at Villanova and Immaculata, will present strategies to translate stories, experiences and dreams into personal memoirs.
Concert Pianist Svetlana Smolina will perform at St. Monica's April 21.